[Close-Up] Cardi B Is The Face Of ‘The Fader’ Summer Issue

Cardi B

Photo Credit: Samantha Casolari

Cardi B is turning up her fashion dial in head-turning spread for The Fader July/August Issue. The reality television star slash rapper poses it up in a series of show-stopping looks paired with gorgeous hairstyles, including fiery orange curls, a scarlet rapunzel braid and jet black beachy waves.

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Inside, the newly minted Atlantic Records signee talks about her meteoric rise from Instagram while never actually expecting fame, her passion for music and adjusting to the industry.

Cardi B

Photo Credit: Samantha Casolari

“I put out the ‘Lick’ video and I did [an Instagram] video the same day ranting, and my video ranting went more viral than my actual music video. “Now it’s like I gotta be more of an artist. And to be more of an artist, I gotta be more censored because my personality just overshadows everything.”

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